Do Kyung-soo, better known by his stage name, D.O., is a South Korean singer, actor, and member of the popular K-pop boy band EXO. Born on January 12, 1993, in Goyang, South Korea, D.O. has gained widespread recognition for his versatile talents and contributions to both the music and film industries. In this article, we will explore the journey of this multi-talented Korean star and his rise to fame.
Early Life and Music Career
Do Kyung-soo was always passionate about singing and performing, even in his school days. His journey to stardom began when he participated in a local singing competition, which eventually led him to audition for S.M. Entertainment, one of South Korea’s largest entertainment companies.
In 2012, D.O. made his debut as a member of EXO, a K-pop group formed by S.M. Entertainment. The group quickly gained popularity both domestically and internationally, known for their catchy songs, synchronized dance routines, and strong vocal abilities. As a vocalist in the group, D.O. played a significant role in shaping EXO’s unique sound, showcasing his smooth and soulful singing voice.
While enjoying success with EXO, D.O. decided to explore his acting talents, making his acting debut in 2014 with a supporting role in the South Korean movie “Cart.” His impressive performance earned him praise from both critics and audiences alike. This marked the beginning of a successful acting career alongside his music activities.
D.O. went on to appear in various television dramas and films, expanding his acting repertoire and demonstrating his range as an actor. Some of his notable works include the television dramas “It’s Okay, That’s Love” (2014), “Hello Monster” (2015), and “100 Days My Prince” (2018), as well as the films “My Annoying Brother” (2016) and “Along with the Gods” series (2017-2018).
Military Service and Future Endeavors
In accordance with South Korea’s mandatory military service, D.O. enlisted in the military on July 1, 2019. Despite his hiatus from the entertainment industry, fans eagerly anticipated his return. D.O. completed his military service on January 25, 2021, and has since resumed his activities in